GRE Word List

ENGAGED

employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict

The meaning of the word engaged is employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict.

Random words

WordMeaning
deduciblederived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
sophistryseemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
manifestationoutward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
exploitmake use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
latchfastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
snickerhalf-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
imperilput in danger
rapaciousvoracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
humorindulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
altruisticunselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism